Agenda for Today’s Workshop September 26, 2013. Today’s Agenda. A. Materials to be Covered 1. Training and Outreach Materials 2. Sump Pump Discharge Policy 3. CMRSWC Website 4 . Small Development Stormwater BMP Toolbox 5. Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) Template
September 26, 2013
A. Materials to be Covered
1. Training and Outreach Materials
2. Sump Pump Discharge Policy
3. CMRSWC Website
4. Small Development Stormwater BMP Toolbox
5. Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) Template
6. 15 Standard Operating Procedures
7. Salt/Sand Application Benchmarking
B. Basecamp Overview
C. Tablet Purchases for Expansion Communities
D. Next Meeting
A. Meeting of the Steering Committee in October
B. Training/Information Sessions 2nd Quarter (October – December)
1. PeopleGIS Training for Expansion Communities
2. Water Quality Kits Training
3. Workshop for Expansion Communities
Task 12 – Cost/Benefit Analysis
Task 13 – Drainage Extension
Task 15 – IDDE Documentation Packet
Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Program Training and Outreach Materials
Community Innovation Challenge Grant
Image source: National Forest Service (data from St. Paul, MN)
MS4: Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System
IDDE: Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination
303(d): Impaired Water
BMP: Best Management Practice
1990’s - USEPA started regulating quantity of stormwater
2003 - the USEPA began to focus more on water quality
USEPA Region 1 issued the MS4 Permit in May 2003.
It expired in May 2008 but
is still administratively in effect.
By the State
NH Draft MS4 Permit: Public comment closed February 20, 2009.
MA Draft Northern Coastal Permit: Public comment closed March 21, 2010.
MA Draft Interstate, Merrimack, and Southern Coastal (IMS) Permit: Public comment closed March 11, 2011.
Revised NH Draft MS4 Permit: Public comment closed August 15, 2013
Final MS4 Permits can be Issued at Anytime
2. Create a Stormwater Management Plan (SWMP)
3. Submit an Annual Report to the regulatory authority
Public education and outreach
Public involvement and participation
Construction site stormwater runoff control
Post-construction stormwater management (new and re-development)
Pollution prevention and Good Housekeeping for municipal operations.
Image Source: Stanne/NYSDEC via NOAA Ocean Service Education
Focused messages aimed at a variety of audiences
Image Source: USEPA
Image Source: Johnson County (Indiana) Partnership for Water Quality
Image Source: Alliance for Watershed Action and Resource Education
Commercial and Urban Sources
Construction Erosion and Sedimentation
Games and Media
General Stormwater and Nonpoint Sources
Stormwater compliance is not going anywhere.
In fact, the cost of stormwater compliance
will continue to approach
the cost of wastewater compliance.